Supercharged Taoist

Supercharged Taoist

by Stephen Russell

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Overview

In the pages of this riveting book, The Barefoot Doctor charts his 25 years of training with some of the most inspiring and innovative teachers and gurus of their generation. You’ll meet a man who could drive with his eyes closed, the yogi who actually emitted light when meditating, the Tai Chi teacher who could throw people across the room with one finger, and luminaries such as R. D. Laing and Ram Dass. In addition, you’ll encounter colorful characters like Geronimo’s grandson and Psycho Dan, who’s on the lam for tearing off a man’s ears with his bare hands! Recounting a journey that takes him from urban London to the back alleys of Hong Kong, to the mystical mountains of New Mexico and back again, The Barefoot Doctor achieves something unique: he tells ripping yarns about real-life spiritual leaders that also succeed in passing on the essence of their teachings. As well as being hugely entertained, you’ll come away inspired to start living by your own intuition so you can create an incredible life for yourself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401927646
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 01/15/2010
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 850 KB

About the Author

The Barefoot Doctor has been at the helm of the personal development movement in the United Kingdom for more than two decades. The author of 13 best-selling books, he has devoted his life to interpreting, simplifying, and sharing the ancient Taoist system of medicine, martial arts, meditation, and creativity. The Barefoot Doctor has a following of millions around the globe, who log on to his Website daily and attend his various talks, seminars, events, and club nights.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Dance of the Red Ants 1

Chapter 2 The Sacred Om 13

Chapter 3 Swinging London 25

Chapter 4 Opening Up to Whom I Was Becoming 39

Chapter 5 No Turning Back Now 49

Chapter 6 Ronnie, King of the World 61

Chapter 7 Living the Tao 85

Chapter 8 High-Country Deserts 93

Chapter 9 Rounding Off the Training 111

Chapter 10 The Tao's Deepening Effect 129

Chapter 11 Back into the Urban Prying Pan 147

Chapter 12 Being Frank 165

About the Author 185

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Supercharged Taoist: An Amazing True Story to Inspire You on Your Own Adventure 1.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
buchowl on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The memoir of a New Age seeker/martial artist, the stories were amazing but also weird and creepy. While the book stretched the realm of possibility it just wasn't inspiring to me; maybe I'm just not far enough along the path but I didn't enjoy this book even though it was well written and interesting if you like the bizarre. If you are deeply into New Age beliefs this might be the book for you; as for me I'd give it a pass.
noor18 More than 1 year ago
This book is about Stephen Russell and not about supercharged taoists. You will be disappointed.